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Fri, 13 April 2012

OMBUDSMAN NEWS 11/2012

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IOI: VISIT TO THE JORDAN OMBUDSMAN BUREAU

IOI Treasurer Alan N. Lai and IOI Secretary General Peter Kostelka represented the IOI during an informal consultation workshop hosted jointly by the Jordan Ombudsman Bureau (JOB) and the World Bank in Amman on 3 and 4 April 2012.

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PACIFIC OMBUDSMAN ALLIANCE (POA): NEW NEWSLETTER IS OUT

The Pacific Ombudsman Alliance published a new issue of its newsletter including recent news in Vanuatu and an update from the Samoa Ombudsman Office. It also highlights a regional workshop on democratic institutions.

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ALBANIA: PEOPLE’S ADVOCATE MEETS LGBT REPRESENTATIVES

The Albanian People’s Advocate Igli Totozani recently met with LGBT representatives emphasizing on that occasion that the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons (LGBT) are human rights. Albanian public institutions and civil society have the duty to protect and respect their rights.

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USA/IOWA: OMBUDSWOMAN COOPERRIDER LAYS HER FIRST ANNUAL REPORT

The Office of Citizen’s Aide/Ombudsman has published its annual report on 2011 containing statistical data regarding the 4,684 opened cases within this period, as well as information on special topics like ‘open-meetings’ and the redesign of Iowa’s mental health service system.

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AUSTRIA: AOB HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY BOARD CONVENES FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Austrian Ombudsman Board (AOB) will take up its new function as National Preventive Mechanism within the OPCAT regime as of 1 July 2012 and is currently taking the necessary preparatory steps. In addition to filling staff vacancies the AOB’s new Human Rights Advisory Board recently convened for the first time.

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SERBIA: 'BELGRADE PRINCIPLES' ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NHRIS AND PARLIAMENTS

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the ICC, the Serbian Ombudsman and the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia organized an international expert seminar on the relationship between National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and Parliaments on 22-23 February 2012.

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